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Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1227 PM EDT Monday, April 14, 2014

...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION...
An approaching front will generate showers and thunderstorms today before
sharply colder air spills into the region behind the system. Rain will turn
over to snow for parts of the region late tonight and early Tuesday. Minor or
no accumulations are expected. High pressure returns by midweek and
temperatures will warm back above normal by the end of the work week.  The
next chance of showers and storms will arrive Friday.

...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Minor to moderate flooding remains on the lower parts of the White, Wabash,
Little Wabash, and Ohio Rivers. Some new minor flooding is possible after the
rainfall the next 24 hours.

...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Rain fell across the western half of the Ohio Valley. Amounts of 0.50" to
1.25" were reported in western KY, southwest IN, and southern IL.
Otherwise, rainfall totals were light.

...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Widespread rain (turning over to snow in places) will produce additional
amounts of 0.50" to 1.25". The far western basin should see under 0.50".

...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Points along the following river basins were in flood Monday morning:
 River Basin     Forecast Point   Flood Stage Latest Stg Tendency *
Ohio River       Mount Vernon          35         36.1    Falling
Ohio River       J T Myers Dam         37         40.5    Falling
Ohio River       Shawneetown           33         39.2    Falling
Ohio River       Golconda              40         40.7    Falling
White River      Edwardsport           15         15.6    Falling
White River      Petersburg            16         22.9    Falling
White River      Hazleton              16         24.5    Falling
Wabash River     Covington             16         16.8    Falling
Wabash River     Montezuma             14         17.1    Falling
Wabash River     Terre Haute           14         17.1    Falling
Wabash River     Vincennes             16         17.2    Steady
Wabash River     Princeton             18         20.4    Falling
Wabash River     Mount Carmel          19         26.2    Falling
Wabash River     New Harmony           15         19.4    Steady
Little Wabash Ri Carmi                 27         32.4    Steady

Detailed precipitation graphics and other maps are available on the HAS Support
Page at this web address:  http://weather.gov/ohrfc/HAS

QPF from OHRFC, HPC, et al., can be seen at weather.gov/ohrfc/Forecast.php
* Tendency based on observed value and a 1-day forecast.
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jm




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